A Lesson on Living.

What were you doing 365 days ago? Chances are you can’t remember, and with good reason, as a lot happens in a year. The length of the third year abroad is really what cements it as an amazing opportunity for you to put the languages you’ve learnt into practice, and to immerse yourself in the … Continue reading A Lesson on Living.

Follow me around campus: A day in the life of an Economics student!

Hi there, thanks for stopping by! If you’re a prospective student in desperate need of a true insight into what Economics at York is like, you have landed on the right page. Today, I’ll be taking you with me across campus on an average weekday. A little about myself before I jump into the juicy … Continue reading Follow me around campus: A day in the life of an Economics student!

The Work and Home of NatSci Students

Hello! My plan is to restrain myself from etching down every single event that has occurred in the last 7 weeks since I arrived so, instead, I’m just going to talk about my time as a Natural Sciences student specifically! At York, NatSci students come in many forms: you’ll find them specifying themselves as nanoscientists or neuroscientists … Continue reading The Work and Home of NatSci Students

Election Week on Campus, what this means and how it can help.

To begin I would like to say a little bit about my degree and some of the opportunities the department has opened for me so far this term. I am a third year Criminology student in the Sociology Department, and currently beginning my dissertation on Prisoner Education. A couple of weeks ago I attended a public lecture hosted … Continue reading Election Week on Campus, what this means and how it can help.

Why I chose York

Hi there! My name’s Adam Bruce, and I’m a Second Year Writing, Directing and Performance student here at the University of York, and I’m thrilled to be writing these blog posts! I really look forward to telling you about what it’s like to study and live here in York. It’s only a year and a … Continue reading Why I chose York

What you’re letting yourself in for

The decision to go to university is huge, it’s not one to be taken lightly. University life brings with it many changes. In particular, the way you study and learn changes quite dramatically. So, with the hope of helping you grasp what exactly you may be letting yourself in for if you choose to study in … Continue reading What you’re letting yourself in for

Why I chose to study archaeology at York, and why you should too!

Archaeology has always been an enthusiasm of mine, and I knew that it was the subject I wanted to study at university. So, when it came to choosing which university I wanted to study at, I wanted to make sure I made the right choice! The University of York was perfect for me, for a … Continue reading Why I chose to study archaeology at York, and why you should too!

Studying Chemistry@York: Halfway

I should probably start with telling you a little about who I am. I’m a third year studying Chemistry at York and thoroughly loving it. I don’t really know how I can be a third year since it seems I only started a few weeks ago as a fresher having no clue how to survive on … Continue reading Studying Chemistry@York: Halfway

Finding the Fun in Formatives

With November rolling around, many students will be recovering from their post Hallowe’en hangovers, enjoying one of the many firework displays in York, and getting in a frenzied panic about just who the hell they’re going to choose to live with next year, having only known the majority of their friends for a month and … Continue reading Finding the Fun in Formatives

Deadlines. Deadlines. Deadlines.

Week 9 of autumn term. It’s cold, it’s wet and with deadlines approaching, there is a tense atmosphere about campus. As you turn a corner you see masses of students with books in hand and worry in their eyes as they’re frantically trying to get their life in order. It is at this point in … Continue reading Deadlines. Deadlines. Deadlines.